Breakfast Club Program Assistant

(Alzheimer Society of Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH1211 Last Modified: 08 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactShankari Surendran, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Durham Region; Phone: 905-576-2567 ext 5235; Email:
DutiesAttend the monthly breakfast session * facilitate causal conversation with guests and staff * enjoy a cup of coffee on the house (at Eggsmart) or purchase a full breakfast while you provide social and emotional support to guests * get to know participants, ask about their week and other programs they attend * discuss the topic of day provided by the program supervisor
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BenefitsHelp with a program that improves well-being and reduces isolation for people with dementia and their families * continue to practice or develop new skills * interact with volunteers that share similar interests * provide a much needed and highly valued service within the community * gain experience in the field of gerontology
ClientsPeople living with dementia, care partners, and volunteers
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthA minimum 6 month commitment is required
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning (9:30 am-11 am) 
Wednesday: Morning (9:30 am-11 am) 
Uxbridge - Scrambles Kitchen & Bar, 350 Reach St * 1st Wednesday of each month 
Whitby - Eggsmart 617 Victoria St W * 2nd Tuesday each month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationUxbridge * Whitby
Number of PositionsUxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
CostVulnerable Sector Check
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Durham Region
Office PhoneOffice: 905-576-2567
Toll Free Phone1-888-301-1106
Address & Map
1600 Stellar Dr
Ste 202
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 9B2
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